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2018 Billboard’s Women in Music Awards was the Perfect Appreciation Gathering

Guadalupe Zaragoza, Staff Writer

December 8, 2018


Filed under Arts, Arts & Entertainment, Music

On Dec. 6, the music industry gathered in Manhattan in order to honor 2018's best and golden new female artists at Billboard's Women in Music event. As the #MeToo movement tried to reach its objective; this past year hasn't really had a positive change, or an adjustment in regards to the recent conflict...

Camp Flog Gnaw: better than Fyre Festival, not as good as Coachella

Camp Flog Gnaw: better than Fyre Festival, not as good as Coachella

Marilyn Parra, Staff Writer

November 12, 2018


Filed under Arts, Arts & Entertainment, Music, Top Stories

Hyped fans and Golf Wang enthusiasts filled Dodger Stadium this past weekend, Nov. 10-11. Tyler the Creator's annual festival Camp Flog Gnaw, had everything from food, alcohol, rides and music. The two-day event is a special festival that started back in 2012. Wristbands went on sale in May which...

Jazz it up: Cerritos College pep band let the good times roll

Jazz it up: Cerritos College pep band let the good times roll

Derrick Coleman, Staff Writer

November 6, 2018


Filed under Arts, Arts & Entertainment, Music

The Cerritos College pep band, led by Dr. Betancourt, play at every game and provide that school spirit that is needed to win games. While the pep band carries a lot of history, the students in the band work hard for the pep rallies. Although the pep band's main function is providing spirit for the...

Surf City Blitz gonna dry your eyes!

Surf City Blitz gonna dry your eyes!

Karen Miramontes, Staff Writer

November 5, 2018


Filed under Arts, Arts & Entertainment, Music

SoCal punk rock bands came together on Oct. 27 and Oct. 28 at Huntington Beach hosted by Frosty, Heidi & Frank from radio station 95.5 KLOS. Everyone was welcomed at the event, ages ranged from an older couple wearing matching Surf City Blitz merch to the younger generation of fans rocking their...

Beers Flying at The Adicts show

Beers Flying at The Adicts show

Rebecca Aguila, Staff Writer

November 3, 2018


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Music

People of all sizes and color attended The Adicts show at the House of Blues in Anaheim on Oct. 28. It was an all ages event, which allowed parents the opportunity to take their children, many of whom were wearing miniature studded leather jackets. One word to describe this concert: SPOOKTACULAR The...

Music department faculty showcase demonstrated talent of music instructors

Bianca Martinez, Editor-in-Chief

October 24, 2018


Filed under Arts, Arts & Entertainment, Music

Music department faculty members and students showcased their talent and penchant for jazz music alongside guest Yamaha artist and jazz pianist, Tamir Hendelman during the 2018 Jazz Showcase held in the Burnight Center Theater on Oct. 18. The event was coordinated by music department chair, Andrew...

What to expect at the ultimate festival: Tropicalia

Rebecca Aguila, Staff Writer

October 14, 2018


Filed under Arts, Arts & Entertainment, Music

Among the many music festivals that happen in Southern California, Tropicalia Music and Taco Festival is welcoming a wide variety of upcoming artists and bands to perform this year. The two-day music festival will take place in the city of Long Beach on Nov. 3 - 4 at the Queen Mary. There are upcoming...

Three new horror releases for this spooky season

Alison Hernandez, Online editor

October 4, 2018


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Music

It’s October, which means Halloween is just around the corner and what better way to prepare for this horrific holiday season than by checking out these latest horror films out in theaters later this month.   Halloween, Oct. 19   The classic movie gets a continuation in this 2...

‘Virtual Self’ brought fans an extraordinary night of technic-Utopia

‘Virtual Self’ brought fans an extraordinary night of technic-Utopia

Elizabeth Corcoles, Arts and Entertainment Editor

October 1, 2018


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Music, Reviews

DJ Porter Robinson, who played as his alias, Virtual Self, brought many of his old fans and new fans together for an extraordinary night of technic-Utopia and storytelling visuals. Virtual Self exceeded all expectations and left fans in awe with stunning visuals and re-mixes of his five track EP. The...

Beyoncé and Jay-Z perform the ultimate show

Beyoncé and Jay-Z perform the ultimate show

Marilyn Parra, Staff Writer

September 25, 2018


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Music, Reviews

“On the Run Il” proved that Beyoncé and Jay-Z are deeper in love than ever before. The concert was an ode of love and heartbreak, with visual interludes showing the ups and downs of their relationship. The Carters played at the Pasadena Rose Bowl on Sunday with the attendance of over 60,000 fans....

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